Places To Visit

There are many activities and sight-seeing opportunities for you and your family or friends to take advantage of during your stay at Texas Back Institute.

The Web sites below provide information about things to see, do and experience, including events calendars and premier shopping destinations.

Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau
provides a list of upcoming events, an Attraction Pass, and other valuable traveler discounts. The site provides information about the Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University, Dallas Holocaust Museum, Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza and more.

Dallas Arts District provides information and events calendars for local performing arts organizations such as the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Dallas Opera, as well as information about venues including the Dallas Museum of Art, Nasher Sculpture Center, Trammell Crow Center and Crow Collection of Asian Art, Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, AT&T Performing Arts Center Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House, AT&T Performing Arts Center Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre and Dallas Black Dance Theatre.

Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau offers information about numerous entertainment attractions in nearby Arlington. Go here to learn more about the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, Six Flags Over Texas and more.

Charles W. Eisemann Center is home to numerous concerts and other special events and is located only a few miles away from Texas Back Institute in nearby Richardson.

Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau provides information about our neighbors to the west. Only about an hour away are attractions such as the world-famous Kimbell Art Museum, Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and Fort Worth Museum of Science & History. To experience the city’s cowboy culture, be sure to visit the Stockyards National Historical District.


The Dallas area is known for its shopping. In fact, people often travel to Dallas solely to shop ‘til they drop.

Below are a few shopping destinations you may wish to visit:

The Shops at Willow Bend

At W. Park Boulevard and Dallas North Tollway
6121 W. Park Boulevard Plano, TX 75093
The Shops at Willow Bend is a blend of exciting and sophisticated shopping set in a two-level, beautiful, yet comfortable environment. This 1.4 million square foot shopping center features Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy’s, Dillard’s, and over 150 stores and dining options. The children’s play area was voted “Best Mommy Mall Experience in Dallas” by D Magazine in 2002. Complimentary strollers and wheelchairs and helpful Concierge Centers are just a few of many amenities.

Galleria Dallas
13350 Dallas Parkway Dallas, Texas 75240
The upscale Galleria features lots of shopping, an ice skating rink and is steps away from the Westin Galleria Hotel. Retailers include Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy’s, Abercrombie Kids, Aerie, Aldo Shoes, A|X Armani Exchange, BCBG, Dallas Cowboys Pro Shop, Faconnable, Hollister Co., J. Crew, Juicy Couture, Louis Vuitton, Lucky Brand Jeans, Pottery Barn, Talbots, Tiffany & Co., Tony Bahama, Williams Sonoma and much more.

NorthPark Center
8080 North Central Expressway Dallas, Texas 75206
Northeast corner of Central Expressway (I-75) and Northwest Highway
Concierge office, 214.361.6345
NorthPark Center is a premier shopping center, proudly offering shoppers a mix of the finest in luxury retail, market exclusives and fine dining with wide promenades, spacious courts, water features and lush landscaping. NorthPark Center is a work of art in itself, decorated with beautiful sculptures and art installations from the Ray and Patsy Nasher Collection. Fine retail stores include Neiman Marcus, Barneys New York, Nordstrom and Macy’s.

Historic Downtown Plano

On 15th Street (½ mile East of US 75) Plano, TX 75074
Looking for antiques? Historic downtown Plano is a treasure hunter’s haven. Walk along the authentic brick streets and discover over 50 specialty shops including three quaint antique malls, craft shops, art galleries, artists in residence, folk art, Scandinavian cookware pottery, tea rooms and much more.

Plano Market Square (Plano Outlet Mall)
E. Spring Creek Parkway at Ave K Plano, TX 75074
Just the thing for the bargain hunter, Plano Market Square is “the” value-oriented mall servicing the entire Dallas community. Located in Plano, this outlet mall gives you savings with style featuring over 40 unique vendors including Garden Ridge Pottery.

Lakeside Market
Preston Road at W. Spring Creek Parkway Plano, TX 75093
Lakeside Market is located at the corner of Preston and West Spring Creek Parkway, Plano’s premier home decoration location. Shop over 14 home furnishing and décor stores, more than 10 specialty stores, enjoy the convenience of 10 service stores and delight yourself at one of nine exquisite restaurants. Featured merchants include: Edward Jones Investments, GNC, The Little Gym, Mi Cocina, Palm Beach Tan, The Purple Cow, Smith and Hawken, Starbucks, Sur la Table, Vintner’s Cellar, and Weir’s Furniture.

Preston Park Village
Preston Road and Park Boulevard in Plano
Shop, dine and play all around the village. Where elegance meets style, you will find more than 60 specialty shops including Ann Taylor, Talbots, Culwell and Son, St. Johns, The Gap, Express, Barnes and Noble Bookstore, Pottery Barn and much more. There is also a movie theatre and more than 15 restaurants within walking distance of the shops.

The Shops at Legacy
7200 Bishop Road, Suite 250 Plano, TX 75024
The Shops at Legacy is a new urban development featuring creative boutiques, wonderful shops, sidewalk cafes, and is a culinary landmark for the Dallas/Fort Worth’s finest chefs and restaurants. Conveniently located at the intersection of Legacy Drive and The Dallas North Parkway, The Shops at Legacy is easily accessible from all parts of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. It is located in the heart of Legacy Business Park, which is home to Fortune 1,000 companies which employ more than 50,000 people in Legacy. The Shops at Legacy combines a “downtown” feel, with the intimacy of a neighborhood and community, with today’s modern styles. It is a unique “Main Street-style” experience.

The Shoppes at Southfork
Parker Road 5.5 miles East from US 75
3700 Hogge Road (Murphy Road) Parker, Texas 75002
Texas collectibles, designer western wear and much more. “Lincoln’s and Longhorns” and a newly renovated Visitor Center feature interesting gift items and an exciting array of Southfork merchandise.

Allen Premium Outlets
820 W. Stacy Road Allen, TX 75013
Find an exciting collection of 100 designer and name-brand outlet stores all in one place. Save 25% to 65% every day at Adidas, Ann Taylor Factory Store, Banana Republic Factory Store, Calvin Klein, Cole Haan, Fossil, Izod, Kenneth Cole, Michael Kors, Movado Company Store, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Nike Factory Store, OshKosh B’Gosh, Tommy Hilfiger, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Waterford Wedgwood, WestPoint Home, Zales Fine Jewelry Outlet and many more. Open Monday thru Saturday, 10:00am-9:00pm; Sunday 11:00am-6:00pm. Group discounts available – register online at

McKinney’s Historic Downtown Square
Downtown McKinney offers more than 100 unique shops and over a dozen restaurants including upscale dining and award-winning chefs. If shopping is your thing, satisfy your craving for the fun and unusual in downtown McKinney, which offers an assortment of specialty shops, art galleries, furniture stores, exquisite antique collections, gift shop, and apparel boutiques. Visit our Web site for a complete list of shops, eateries and services.

Stonebriar Centre
2601 Preston Road Frisco, TX 75035
When you’re looking for the kind of shopping that brings a smile to your face, warms your heart, quenches your thirst and gets the job done while it’s still fun and easy – think Stonebriar Centre! Shop over 160 stores (some unique to the area), go ice skating, ride the carousel, visit the soft play area and watch the latest hit movie! Plus, dine at one of our many great restaurants, including Bucca di Beppo, California Pizza Kitchen, The Cheesecake Factory, Chili’s Too, Dave & Buster’s, Jason’s Deli, and TGI Friday’s.